La Serenissima plays concertos for flute, oboe, violin, bassoon and strings
Ensemble Caprice offers music of Vivaldi, the New London Consort explores Tylman Susato’s “Dansereye,” and Bonporti inventions performed by Chiara Banchini.
Some of the best early music heard in the past year.
Musicologist Andrew Woolley discovers a flute concerto by Antonio Vivaldi at the National Archives of Scotland.
Francesco Geminiani's concertos after Corelli with the English Concert (Harmonia Mundi) and Ensemble 415 (Zig-Zag Territories).
Tina Chancey performs on the pardessus de viole, Opera Lafayette explores "Zelindor," and Les Inventions discovers little-known symphonies and concertos.
A look at three Archiv label recordings by Musica Antiqua Köln, including music by Telemann, Heinichen, and five Italian composers.
A new release by the dynamic British ensemble La Serenissima in the third installment of their Italian violin concerto series.
The renowned baroque cellist Christophe Coin is the soloist this week in a new Naïve label release of Vivaldi cello concertos with Il Giardino Armonico.
This week we explore three recordings of Vivaldi's music for the bassoon with virtuosos Frans Berkhout, Sergio Azzolini, and Michael McCraw.